verb (used with object)
- to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
- (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.
Origin of remand
Related Words for remandedpostponed, delayed, negotiated, incarcerate, apprehend, detain, jail, commit, hold, remand, obstruct, defer, restrict, suspend, bar, shelve, prevent, withhold, stay, prolong
Examples from the Web for remanded
Contemporary Examples of remanded
Morgan was remanded and on Monday he was on his way back to North Carolina, where he was once a bodybuilding champion.The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS
August 12, 2014
On appeal in 2006, she was found to be not guilty by reason of insanity and remanded to a psychiatric hospital.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide
August 5, 2014
She was initially freed on $100,000 bail, but was remanded after two of her co-defendants absconded.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed
June 22, 2014
She was remanded in custody (along with Sollecito and later that night, Lumumba).Amanda Knox’s Ex Raffaele Sollecito Asks Court: Try Me Separately
Barbie Latza Nadeau
June 20, 2014
Also remanded was “the Chinese guy,” Alexander Chan, who had served five years on a 1997 heroin conviction.Mafia’s Cocaine-in-a-Can Bust
February 12, 2014
Historical Examples of remanded
Christian, who it seems had been remanded, contrives to escape.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
The jury decided that Roe was guilty of the act, and remanded him for trial.
He was then remanded by Bonner, with an order not to allow him his Bible nor candlelight.Fox's Book of Martyrs
He was then informed of his sentence, and remanded to his prison.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745
The old Antiquary is remanded back to jail—to wait the coming day.An Outcast
F. Colburn Adams
Word Origin for remand
mid-15c., from Middle French remander "send for again" (12c.) or directly from Late Latin remandare "to send back word, repeat a command," from Latin re- "back" (see re-) + mandare "to consign, order, commit to one's charge" (see mandate (n.)). Specifically in law, "send back (a prisoner) on refusing an application for discharge." Related: Remanded; remanding.